Archive of posts tagged "then and now"

Then and Now Photos of Vancouver Hotels

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I’ve stayed in over a dozen hotels this year and I must admit that I’ve only ever stayed in a Vancouver hotel once. This week’s installment of my “Then and Now series features the cornerstone of our tourism community, hotels. Hotel Vancouver The first Hotel Vancouver from the 1880s was on Georgia at Granville. The […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Part Six

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This is now the sixth week of my Before and After photo series. I was a bit stumped this morning when trying to think of a theme so I just started typing random search words into the City Archives photo database. Photo: Philip T Timms – Item #: CVA 677-565 What I ended up with […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Photos Part Five

Comments 7 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Last week I didn’t realize how long I had been running the “then and now” photo series so we had Part Three, twice. I’m back on track this week and I’ve decided to feature transit and bus transport. Vancouver 1948 – Photo credit: Jack Lindsay With everyone heading back to school and with commuting options […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Photos Part Four

Comments 4 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This is now the fourth week of my Vancouver then and now photo series thanks to the resources available at the City of Vancouver Archives. To celebrate what’s left of summer in the city alongside the launch of the Great Canadian Shoreline Cleanup, the theme this week is beaches. English Bay 1912-1925 Photo credit: Private […]

Vancouver History: Before and After Photos Part Three

Comments 6 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Since the first two installments of my Vancouver History: Before and After Photos have been a big hit (1, 2) it has become a weekly feature. This week is a bit of a hodge podge, featuring landmarks and views. Carnegie Library, Main & Hastings 190? Photographer: Trueman, Richard H. – see also, construction of the […]